Brussels, 31 January 2006
General Affairs - provisional version
05th Council Meeting - General Affairs and External Relations
Brussels, 30 January 2006
The Council adopted, accepting all amendments suggested by the European Parliament, a recommendation on European cooperation in quality assurance relating to higher education (PECONS 3666/05).
It recommends, in particular, that member states encourage the creation of a "European register of quality assurance agencies" and give the freedom to higher educations institutions to choose one agency among any of the agencies registered (not necessarily among the national ones).